One of New Zealand’s Most Prestigious Schools<br />
<ul><li>A rich history and tradition (founded in 1869)
A magnificent main building and superb teaching and sports facilities
 A prestigious and favoured location
 A student cohort that is motivated and ambitious for success
 Unprecedented community support
Strong governance and management
Extraordinarily strong teaching and support staff</li></ul>A Truly Unique School<br />
Location: Epsom, Central Auckland<br />School Size: 16 hectares<br />Type: Boys, Year 9 – 13 (13-18 years old)<br />School...
The School’s main block, built in 1916 in the ‘Spanish Mission’ style, is one of Auckland’s finest historic buildings.<br ...
World-class facilities at the School include a water-based hockey turf, a 360-seat auditorium, three separate sports pavil...
As New Zealand’s leading academic secondary school for boys, Auckland Grammar School offers both the New Zealand National ...
Auckland Grammar School is the pre-eminent academic secondary school in New Zealand. Over the years the School has produce...
14 Girdlers Scholars (to Cambridge)
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Auckland Grammar School Introducation 2010

  1. 1. One of New Zealand’s Most Prestigious Schools<br />
  2. 2. <ul><li>A rich history and tradition (founded in 1869)
  3. 3. A magnificent main building and superb teaching and sports facilities
  4. 4. A prestigious and favoured location
  5. 5. A student cohort that is motivated and ambitious for success
  6. 6. Unprecedented community support
  7. 7. Strong governance and management
  8. 8. Extraordinarily strong teaching and support staff</li></ul>A Truly Unique School<br />
  9. 9. Location: Epsom, Central Auckland<br />School Size: 16 hectares<br />Type: Boys, Year 9 – 13 (13-18 years old)<br />School Roll: 2500<br />School Founded: 1869<br />International Students Number: 78<br />Accommodation: Homestay<br />English Requirement: Intermediate or above<br />(English test is required before enrol at AGS)<br />Course Commencement: Term 1 – 4<br />Tuition fee: NZ$20,000 per year<br />Key Facts About AGS<br />
  10. 10. The School’s main block, built in 1916 in the ‘Spanish Mission’ style, is one of Auckland’s finest historic buildings.<br />Superb Facilities<br />
  11. 11. World-class facilities at the School include a water-based hockey turf, a 360-seat auditorium, three separate sports pavilions, squash courts, a heated outdoor swimming pool and six sand carpet rugby and football fields. The School also has a well-resourced music suite, library and information centre, new technology block and IT laboratories.<br />Superb Facilities<br />
  12. 12. As New Zealand’s leading academic secondary school for boys, Auckland Grammar School offers both the New Zealand National Qualification (NCEA) and the University of Cambridge International Exams (CIE).<br /><ul><li> Universities around the world recognise</li></ul> CIE qualifications as University Entrance <br /> Qualifications.<br /><ul><li> NCEA is accepted for University Entrance </li></ul> in New Zealand, Australia and in most <br /> countries where New Zealand has a cross <br /> government protocol arrangement.<br />Academic Programmes<br />
  13. 13. Auckland Grammar School is the pre-eminent academic secondary school in New Zealand. Over the years the School has produced:<br /><ul><li>25 Rhodes Scholars (to Oxford)
  14. 14. 14 Girdlers Scholars (to Cambridge)
  15. 15. 7 Fellows of the Royal Society of London</li></ul> (the largest number of any school outside<br /> UK)<br /><ul><li> 1 Fields Medal winner (Professor Vaughan </li></ul> Jones 1990)<br />Top Academic School<br />
  16. 16. Grammar students go on to study at many leading universities around the world, including Cambridge, Oxford, Warwick, Yale, Harvard,<br />Colombia, Duke, NYU, Dartmouth, Stanford, <br />NSW, Sydney and Melbourne.<br />“Results in international and national exams show that the School ranks amongst the highest performing schools in New Zealand.”<br />Education Review Office 2008.<br />Top Academic School<br />
  17. 17. University Destinations (2009 AGS Top Scholars)<br />Oxford University (UK) 1<br />Imperial College London (UK) 2<br />London School of Economics and Political Science (UK)1<br />Dartmouth College (Ivy League) (USA) 1<br />Melbourne University (Australia) 1<br />University of Queensland (Medical degree) (Australia) 3<br />Flinders University (Australia) 1<br />Macquarie University (Australia) 1<br />Student Story<br />
  18. 18. Eric Liu (AGS Dux 2005)<br />Education Background:<br /><ul><li> Has been offered a place in the University of </li></ul>Oxford for the PhD in Medical Oncology (2010)<br /><ul><li> Bachelor of Science in Biomedical (Honours) in the </li></ul>University of Auckland (2009)<br /><ul><li>Auckland Grammar School (2001-2005)</li></ul>Prizes:<br /><ul><li>Top of NZ in CIE A Level Chemistry and A Level </li></ul> Biology in 2005<br /><ul><li>Top in 1st NZ Biology Olympiad 2005
  19. 19. Awarded Abbott Watson Scholarship & Auckland </li></ul> university Scholarship in 2006.<br />Student Story<br />
  20. 20. The School’s success in external national and international examinations is unparalleled:<br /><ul><li> Regularly ranked in the top 5 schools in the elite New Zealand </li></ul> Scholarship examination<br /><ul><li>100% pass rate in International Cambridge A-level exams since boys </li></ul> started entering these exams in 2004<br /><ul><li>Consistently had University Entrance pass rates over 90% during the </li></ul> past 17 years<br /><ul><li>Majority of entrants ranked in the top 1% in other international </li></ul> examinations (e.g. American Classical League and Australian <br /> Mathematics, Science and English)<br />Examination Results<br />
  21. 21. The School has a remarkable sporting reputation across many different sporting codes. We have produced 50 All Blacks to date, more than any other school, as well as a number of international sporting greats. <br />More than 400 teams represent the School each year, in over 50 different sports, including rugby, football, hockey, cricket, tennis, squash, <br />badminton, weightlifting, fencing, waterpolo, <br />cycling, distance running, swimming, rowing and basketball.<br />Sports<br />
  22. 22. Auckland Grammar School offers a wide range of cultural activities<br />including music performance groups, school productions, Maori,<br />Pacific Island and Asian cultural groups, debating, public speaking and chess.<br />Cultural Activities<br />
  23. 23. www.ags.school.nz<br />

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